Best Practices for Tickets with no Customer Response
How should a support agent deal with unresponsive users - who create tickets and then don't respond? ITIL tells us an incident should only be closed by the user who created it. Otherwise the ticket should be put "on hold". But in reality... There's only so much you can do:
Use Ticket Tagging to Supercharge Your Team
Tagging is the bane of many support teams' existence. Do you do it manually? Use Zapier to build automated tagging? Use a dedicated tool to tag tickets based on customer sentiment? Set up daily reminders to make sure tagging actually happens? There are so many options—it can feel overwhelming!
Why It's Time to Trade in Your Shared Inbox for a Ticketing System
Are you still using a shared inbox for the help desk or support function?
It’s common for businesses to implement a shared inbox during the early stages, especially while their operation is still small. Shared inboxes can work while you’re still small enough to manage volumes, but often start to fall apart as you get busier.
How to Get Actionable Insights Through Your Help Desk
The help desk is a hub for many activities.
Primarily, it’s about providing excellent service or support to customers and users. However there’s another worthy cause your help desk is in a prime position to assist with: gathering insights that can help make improvements within the company.
In fact, you could say that doing so is optimizing how you use help desk resources. Actionable insights could make a huge difference and help your company to take a proactive stance.
5 Great Ways to use Helpdesk Automation
Change can be scary. When you get comfortable and familiar with a particular process, it can feel strange to move beyond what you’re used to. While certainly different from the older way of doing things, automation creates a better experience for your team and your customers alike.
Managing Your Help Desk Statistics
What are the bottom-line factors that tell you if your help desk is doing a good job?
When you look at it from a business-growth perspective, customer satisfaction and experience are the keys to success. What you do directly impacts how customers view the company and whether they stay with it.